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Curbside's Pickup Pod Supercharges Mobile Shopping with One-Stop Pick Up

Curbside has unveiled its first every pickup pod, allowing shoppers to take delivery of purchases made from multiple retailers in one location.

Gigwalk and IRI Join Forces to Benifit CPG Brands

9/1/2015 - IRI is partnering with workforce management platform Gigwalk, to form a data alliance that combines syndicated and crowdsourced data to give joint customers a real-time view into retail execution.

10 Most Valuable Retail Brands

9/1/2015 - While difficult to quantify, a retailer's brand image is one of its most valuable assets. And building brand recognition and loyalty is the key to continued success. See where Walmart, The Home Depot, Target and others ranked in this annual look at the world's most valuable brands.

Three Ways to Maximize Mobile Attachment

9/1/2015 - Nomophobia, short for no-mobile-phone-phobia, is a new term for people who are literally addicted to their smartphones. Here are three ways retailers of all sizes should capitalize on nomophobia as a way to increase sales and grow customer loyalty. 

Straight Talk: Customers and Technology

8/31/2015 - At Engage! 2015 Candace Corlett, the president of WSL Strategic Retail, will host a highly interactive consumer panel that will explore how shoppers use technology in the course of their shopping journey.

New Report Examines IBM's $10 Billion IoT Investment

8/31/2015 - Don't miss this new IoT Strategies Service Report by Strategy Analytics, which provides a detailed overview of IBM"s direction and positioning in the IoT space, including details on IBM's newly formed IoT Business Unit, part of its Analytics group.

Omnichannel Opportunities in Traditional Retail Distribution Networks

8/31/2015 - In order to succeed, traditional retailers must successfully align traditional business processes with a single view of their inventory across stores, warehouses, and distribution centers. Here's what companies need to consider in order to power through their own omnichannel transformations and to realize increased profits and heightened customer engagement.

Court Rules Against Kohl's Attempt to Block CIO Move

8/26/2015 - A Waukesha County Circuit Court judge ruled against Kohl’s, declining the retailer’s request to block its chief information officer Janet Schalk from joining Hudson’s Bay, a company Kohl’s considers a competitor.

The Top 10 Apparel Retailers for 2015 Revealed

8/25/2015 - The second annual RIS News Top 10 Apparel Retailers report ranked the top retailers in the space on seven key hard-data metrics. The Gap and Under Armour earned their place in the ranking thanks to a commitment to customer satisfaction and a dedication to future growth. See where they ranked and who joined them on this year's list.

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